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Western Kentucky University Instructor I - Journalism/Photojournalism/Broadcasting in Bowling Green, Kentucky

Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Faculty Posted On: Thu Jan 18 2024 Job Description:

Western Kentucky University's School of Media & Communication is seeking a non-tenure eligible full-time faculty member to join our team in August 2024 at the rank of Instructor I. The successful candidate will teach introductory courses required for Broadcasting, Journalism, and Visual Journalism and Photography majors that develop foundational skills in various forms of media, including photography, video, writing and design. Other responsibilities include teaching additional courses in the School, student advising, Mountain Workshops administration, Hearst Competition coordination and other service to the School and University, as requested by the Director of the School of Media & Communication.

Job Requirements:

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Earned master's degree in a media-related field.

  • Minimum of two years of professional experience in the field of visual media.

    Additional Information:

Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.

Western Kentucky University (WKU) is committed to a policy and practice of providing equal employment and educational opportunities to all individuals. In accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, no form of discrimination or harassment will be tolerated at WKU on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, age, uniformed services, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or physical or mental disability in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices.

Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify the office of Institutional Equity. To request an accommodation, report a complaint, or ask questions regarding WKU's Discrimination and Harassment Policy (#0.2040), please contact Ms. Ena Demir, Executive Director/Title IX Coordinator via email at ena.demir@wku.edu or by phone at (270) 745-6867. Ms. Demir is also responsible for coordinating the University's response to complaints related to sex and gender harassment. Additional information regarding Title IX is accessible via WKU's https://www.wku.edu/titleix/ website.

Information concerning educational programs offered by WKU are provided at: http://www.wku.edu/atwku/academics.php

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